To make the search a bit easier for you, we are here to help. When you buy new jewellery you should keep the colour of your skin in mind. This helps you determine whether (rose) gold or silver suits you best. Because the preference you have for the colour of your jewellery, unfortunately, isn’t always the colour that suits you best.
WHICH SKIN TONES ARE THERE?
Although you have to wear what you like, some colours look better on you than others. And that's not always what you want to hear - we know the feeling... This has to do with the tone of your skin. There are 3 types of skin tones: warm, cool and neutral. Where warm tones match well with (rose) gold, silver is the go-to colour for people with a cool tone in their skin. And of course, there are people with a neutral skin tone. They can pretty much wear everything.
But what if you aren't as lucky as many others? Then it’s important that you know what your skin tone is. Because if you match the colour of a piece of jewellery with your skin tone, that piece of jewellery can give you that extra boost.
HOW DO YOU DETERMINE YOUR SKIN TONE?
There are very easy tricks to determine your skin tone. You can find out by looking at the veins on your wrist, your hair colour, your eyes or your wardrobe.
VEINS ON YOUR WRIST
The veins on your wrist give a good idea of your skin tone. In general, your veins may have a more bluish colour or may be a little greener. Do the veins in your arm have a bluish colour? Then you have a cool skin tone. The colour silver will work really well for you. Are your veins a bit greener? This means that you have a warm skin tone and that gold jewellery suits you better.
COLOUR OF YOUR HAIR
Do you have trouble determining which colour the veins on your wrists are? Don't worry. There are other tricks as well. Another way to find your skin tone is through your hair. "Cool types" generally have ash blonde, dark brown or black hair. Silver jewellery suits them best. People with a warm skin tone, on the other hand, often have dark blonde, red or maroon shades in their hair. In this case (rose) gold is a better match.
COLOUR OF YOUR EYES
Just like with your hair colour, you can often find your skin tone through the colour of your eyes. Although this is not a 100% safe test, it is often true that people with blue, grey or green eyes have a cool skin tone and people with brown eyes have a warm skin tone.
COLOUR OF YOUR CLOTHES
Take a look at your closet. What colours do you see? And what colour is that one shirt that suits you best? The colour of your clothes says a lot about your skin tone. Do you prefer cream coloured clothes? Then you are a cool type and you will totally pull off silver jewellery. Do you really like white clothing? Then you are warm type and (rose) gold is the right colour for you!